Anchor Lisa Mullins meets Irish singer songwriter Lisa Hannigan. She grew up outside of Dublin, but her music was shaped by North American artists like Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, and Nina Simone.
For today's Geo Quiz, we asked the question ?who is Molly Malone?' Marco Werman speaks with Maev Kennedy, who writes for London's Guardian newspaper. She says an older 18th century version of the song Cockles and Mussels has been discovered.
The Geo Quiz has us searching for the name of a seaside village in County Cork, Ireland. This village is sometimes called the stolen village. That goes back to an incident in the 17th century when Algerian pirates ransacked the place.
Authorities in Mexico say they've broken up an illegal international adoption scam. Reporter Franc Contreras tells host Lisa Mullins that couples from Ireland had traveled to Mexico hoping to adopt, but the children were stolen.
Apple computers and iPhones may be just about everywhere in the world but we're searching for Apple's European headquarters. The flashy corporate building is located just north of Blarney Road in Ireland. Can you name the city? It rhymes with fork.
With Spain's economy still struggling amid bank uncertainty and persistent unemployment, some young Spaniards are giving up the city life in hopes of reconnecting with their roots. They're moving out to the country and taking up agricultural pursuits.